shannon Author:Barbara J. Berry Shannon stood motionless, tethered to the rear of the covered wagon. In the pale prairie moonlight the sleeping stallion looked like a majestic statue, his red-gold coat glimmering like burnished bronze. — Suddenly, violently, strange hands jerked on his halter. And suddenly, violently, his life was ripped apart. — As the pride of the O'Brien Tho... more »roughbred farm, Shannon had always received the finest care and the tenderest love. But when he was stolen on their way to Oregon to establish a new farm, he soon learned of the cruely of men and the harshness of nature.
This is the story of a magnificent stallion, and of the people who tried to make him their own as he journeyed over plains and desert and mountains, driven by an unfathomable urge toward the Northwest. It is a story of agony and courage, heartbreak and joy - a story that will not soon be forgotten.« less